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Verney family correspondence


Letter from John Douce, Spanish Town, Jamaica to his son-in-law [signed Affectionate Father] Edward Garthwaite: Hopes that removal will benefit daughter Ivy's health and hopes to see her next year. Announces sudden death of poor Son Wigan [?son-in-law] whose widow Molly is near her time. Had agreed to stand security for Wigan and asks Garthwaite to stop negotiations and secure Bills of Exchange.